Cubitostrea Sacco 1897 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative spellings: Crassostrea (Cubitostrea), Ostrea (Cubitostrea)

Parent taxon: Ostreinae according to M. C. Perrilliat 1994

See also Beu et al. 1990, Le Renard 1994, Marwick 1960, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 2018, Squires and Demetrion 1990, Tracey et al. 1996, Vokes 1980, Wienrich 1999 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Amphidonta, Avia, Conradostrea, Cryptostreini, Dendostrea, Fatina, Flemingostrea, Odontogryphaea, Ostreini, Ostreola, Pustulostreini, Undulostreini, Lopha, Arctostrea, Myrakeenini, Abruptolopha, Pseudoperna, Oscillolopha, Lophini, Alectryonella

Subtaxa: Cubitostrea (Cubitostrea) Cubitostrea alvarezii Cubitostrea californiana Cubitostrea digitalina Cubitostrea dubertreti Cubitostrea elegans Cubitostrea flabellula Cubitostrea glucumarides Cubitostrea gudexi Cubitostrea lisbonensis Cubitostrea mezquitalensis Cubitostrea multicostata Cubitostrea petropolitana Cubitostrea plicata Cubitostrea rugifera Cubitostrea sellaeformis Cubitostrea smithvillensis Ostrea (Cubitostrea) cymbula Ostrea (Cubitostrea) wemmelensis

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Type: Ostrea cubitus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Pliocene of India (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (7), Austria (4), Brazil (5), Bulgaria (5), Egypt (2), France (2), Germany (10), Greece (2), Iran (2), Mexico (2), Moldova (3), Pakistan (2), Panama (2), Poland (3), Puerto Rico (2), Slovakia (12), United States (13: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of China (1), Libya (1), Puerto Rico (2), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (4), Bulgaria (3), China (1), Egypt (13), France (7), Hungary (1), India (1), Libya (8), Mali (1), Mexico (8), Myanmar (1), Namibia (1), the Netherlands Antilles (2), New Zealand (8), Panama (1), Poland (4), Senegal (1), Spain (35), the United Kingdom (25), United States (176: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Mali (1), United States (1: Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Sweden (1)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 396 collections including 420 occurrences

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